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Israel’s Secret Nuclear Program: Why CIA Intelligence Failed So Badly

Israel’s Secret Nuclear Program: Why CIA Intelligence Failed So Badly

  From the National Security Archive, a deep dive on a sensitive geopolitical issue that is rarely raised in Washington: how Israel became the first and only nuclear power in the Middle East. While the events in question happened some 50 years ago, they reverberate today. The United States and Israel, as nuclear powers, have...

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JFK Confronted Israel Over Its Secret Nuclear Program 

JFK Confronted Israel Over Its Secret Nuclear Program 

Avner Cohen and Bill Burr are two of the best historians on the secret Israeli nuclear program of the 1960s, which made Israel the Middle East’s first nuclear power. It almost didn’t happen. In a brief for the non-profit National Security Archives and an article for Haaretz.com,Cohen and Burr explain that the program was almost...